12 november 2009

GoSpoken will offer hundreds of German and English titles

These include The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer, Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy and Andy McNab’s Brute Force. Selected titles will come with free eBook extracts to encourage users to experience the fluidity & mobility of reading books on their handset.

GoSpoken says the catalogue will eventually be expanded to offer thousands of free and paid for ebooks in more languages. The company already offers German bestselling titles and is in the process of aggregating local language European content as it becomes available in a digital format.

The audio books will be available on Vodafone 360 later on this year starting with the award-winning Pimsleur language learning books.

Amer Hasan, Senior Manager, Apps & Developer Marketing at Vodafone Group, said: “Mobile books constitute a new growth opportunity and are an exciting addition to the range of content on the Vodafone 360 Shop. We are delighted that GoSpoken.com have leveraged our Vodafone 360 platform to offer relevant, best-selling content for our customers in the markets we’re launching in.”

Andy McNab, author and co-founder of GoSpoken.com said: “Vodafone 360 is a very exciting platform for us as it allows us to reach a huge potential customer base internationally that can pay for eBooks with their mobile phones. Mobile books are the perfect boredom buster; it allows me to read or listen to quality content I otherwise would not have time for.”

Source: Mobile Entertainment News